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Microsoft’s GitHub is Hugely Toxic and It Censors Critics of Corporations or People Sceptical of Those in Power

Posted in Deception, Microsoft at 1:55 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link | md5sum 1fb2818cbcfeff3ef77819f9ea3d8302

Summary: Sociopaths have taken over GitHub and control over GitHub (by Microsoft) is being shamelessly misused, just as we’ve warned all along; GitHub is social control media/network for code, asserting control over projects and developers by means of censorship and other sanctions

THE above video highlights the abrasive nature of GitHub, where Microsoft can engage in overt racism without any consequences, wheres the powerless millions are being censored for merely mentioning a name.

Most the above video, however, discusses what we posted this morning [1, 2]. GitHub is an awful place socially; it is run by sociopaths and people who must never have any form of power over communities.

Incidentally, the Rust moderators have just resigned (all of them). They posted this statement 4 hours ago to say:

The entire moderation team resigns, effective immediately. This resignation is done in protest of the Core Team placing themselves unaccountable to anyone but themselves.

As a result of such structural unaccountability, we have been unable to enforce the Rust Code of Conduct to the standards the community expects of us and to the standards we hold ourselves to. To leave under these circumstances deeply pains us, and we apologize to all of those that we have let down. In recognition that we are out of options from the perspective of Rust Governance, we feel as though we have no course remaining to us but to step down and make this statement.

In so doing, we would offer a few suggestions to the community writ large:

- We suggest that Rust Team Members come to a consensus on a process for oversight over the Core Team. Currently, they are answerable only to themselves, which is a property unique to them in contrast to all other Rust teams.

- In the interest of not perpetuating unaccountability, we recommend that the replacement for the Mod Team be made by Rust Team Members not on the Core Team.

- We suggest that the future Mod Team, with advice from Rust Team Members, proactively decide how best to handle and discover unhealthy conflict among Rust Team Members. We suggest that the Mod Team work with the Foundation in obtaining resources for professional mediation.

- Additionally, while not related to this issue, based on our experience in moderation over the years, we suggest that the future Mod Team take special care to keep the team of a healthy size and diversity, to the extent possible. It is a thankless task, and we did not do our best to recruit new members. In this message, we have avoided airing specific grievances beyond unaccountability. We’ve chosen to maintain discretion and confidentiality. We recommend that the broader Rust community and the future Mod Team exercise extreme skepticism of any statements by the Core Team (or members thereof) claiming to illuminate the situation.

We are open to being contacted by Rust Team Members for advice or clarification.

Sincerely,
The Rust Moderation Team (Andre, Andrew and Matthieu)

To repeat the key point: “The entire moderation team resigns, effective immediately. This resignation is done in protest of the Core Team placing themselves unaccountable to anyone but themselves.”

There’s that issue we’ve long warned about when it comes to Codes of Conduct (all of them). Maybe all that will be left of Rust is Microsoft/GAFAM, judging by the creeping wave of entryism we saw in the project over the past couple of years (prior to that we had supported Rust).

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